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Dana White

Dana White is the President of Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC). He is just as confident in the octagon as he is in the boardroom. In partnership with Frank and Lorenzo Fertitta, White purchased UFC in 2001. The trio made it their mission to raise the profile of mixed martial arts (MMA). White grew up in Boston and had a good job at a hotel there. He eventually ran a boxing gym in the inner-city and taught a boxaeroics class. White fled to Las Vegas after getting threatened by the Mob. He opened boxing gyms and began managing fighters, including Tito Ortiz and Chuck Liddell. He and his wife, Anne, have three children – Dana, Aidan, and Savannah.

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Georges St-Pierre on Conor McGregor Fight: Don't Rule It Out!

GSP on McGregor Fight
Don't Rule It Out!!

Georges St-Pierre says a superfight vs. Conor McGregor is possible ... but not until after he fights Robert Whitaker. Fresh off his victory at UFC 217, GSP joined the guys on the "TMZ Sports" TV… READ MORE >

Greg Hardy to Dana White: Keep Watching Me, I'll Prove I'm UFC Ready

Greg Hardy
Keep Watching Me, Dana White ... I'll Prove I'm UFC Ready

Greg Hardy's got a message for Dana White on the heels of his 32-second KO debut -- "keep an eye on me" ... "'cause you're gonna want me in the UFC eventually." "I'm here to prove whatever I need… READ MORE >

- 16 days ago
Dana White: Conor McGregor vs. GSP? 'Never Say Never'

Dana White:
Conor McGregor Vs. GSP? ... 'Never Say Never'

Another super fight for Conor McGregor??? Dana White says he won't rule out a throwdown with Georges St. Pierre.  Look, it ain't happening anytime soon ... White says he's got specific… READ MORE >

- 17 days ago
TJ Dillashaw: Cody Garbrandt Doesn't Deserve Rematch, Bring On Demetrious!

UFC's TJ Dillashaw:
Garbrandt Doesn't Deserve Rematch ... Bring On Demetrious!

T.J. Dillashaw says there's NO WAY Cody Garbrandt gets an immediate rematch after their war at UFC 217 -- saying "No Love" has to get in line ... behind Demetrious Johnson!  The UFC… READ MORE >

- 18 days ago
Dana White on Greg Hardy In UFC: 'Maybe'

Dana White
On Greg Hardy In UFC: 'Maybe'

UFC honcho Dana White ain't exactly slamming the door shut on Greg Hardy -- telling TMZ Sports there IS a chance the ex-NFL star could fight in the octagon one day ... despite his issues in the… READ MORE >

- 21 days ago
Kobe Bryant: 'I Love Everything About Conor McGregor, He's an Animal'

Kobe Bryant
Conor McGregor's An Animal ... Love That Guy!

G.O.A.T. recognize G.O.A.T.  Kobe Bryant just praised the hell out of Conor McGregor -- saying the UFC fighter is an absolute "animal" ... who's a "genius" in the octagon.  The Mamba… READ MORE >

- 22 days ago
Dana White 'Planning' Conor McGregor UFC Return In 2017

Dana White
'Planning' Conor's UFC Return ... In 2017!

Dana White says he's trying to lock Conor McGregor in for his UFC return ... THIS YEAR ... telling TMZ Sports both sides are trying to make it work.  The UFC honcho was out in NYC promoting… READ MORE >

- 22 days ago
Dana White Says Gym Guy Suing Michael Bisping Is a 'F**king P***y'

Dana White
Guy Suing Bisping Is a 'F**king P***y'

Dana White absolutely UNLEASHED on the guy suing Michael Bisping for allegedly attacking him at the gym ... saying the dude is a "f**king p**sy" who talked trash and couldn't back it up. The UFC… READ MORE >

- 29 days ago
Andre Berto: Dana White's Right, Jon Jones Is The #1 Wasted Talent in Sports

Andre Berto
Dana White's Right ... Jon Jones Is The #1 Wasted Talent

Jon Jones is the biggest wasted talent in sports history -- so says Andre Berto, who agreed with Dana White's bold statement from earlier this week. Don't get it twisted -- Andre is a HUGE Jones… READ MORE >

- 36 days ago
Greg Hardy's Goin' Down in MMA Fight, Says His 1st Opponent

Greg Hardy
He's Goin' Down in MMA Fight ... Says Upcoming Opponent

Greg Hardy's first MMA opponent has a message for the former NFL star ... I'M GETTIN' THE W, SON!! FYI, Greg's fight is on Nov. 4 at Rise of a Warrior 21 ... and we got the man who's gonna meet… READ MORE >

- 38 days ago
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